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Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 12:45pm - 2:00pm
Agile Test & QA

Key Success Factors for Agile Testing

How is testing different for successful agile projects? How can agile development teams employ testers’ skills and experience for maximum project value? Janet Gregory describes key factors she has identified for agile teams to succeed and explains the whole-team approach of agile development that enables testers to do the most effective job. Then, Janet explores the “agile testing mindset” that contributes to a tester’s success. She describes the different kinds of information that testers on an agile team need to obtain, create, and provide for the team and product owner. Learn test automation’s role in the fast-paced development of agile projects, including regression and acceptance tests. By adhering to core agile practices while keeping the bigger picture in mind, testers add significant value to and help ensure the success of agile projects.

Janet Gregory, DragonFire, Inc.

Agile testing coach and practitioner Janet Gregory (@janetgregoryca) is the coauthor of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams and a contributor to 97 Things Every Programmer Should Know. Janet specializes in showing agile teams how testers can add value in areas beyond critiquing the product. For the past ten years, she has been working with teams to transition to agile development.

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